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Table 2 Average SUVmean, SUVpeak and SUVmax across all lesions (n = 128), the relative difference ΔSUV between both systems and the RC per SUV-parameter. dPET SUVs were higher than cPETSUVs (p < 0.001) with average ΔSUVs of 6–8%

From: SUV variability in EARL-accredited conventional and digital PET

 cPETadPETaΔSUV (%)aRCp value
SUVmean5.3 ± 3.8 (4.1)5.6 ± 4.3 (4.6)6% ± 14%27%< 0.001
SUVpeak6.4 ± 5.2 (4.7)6.8 ± 5.9 (5.2)7% ± 14%27%< 0.001
SUVmax8.4 ± 6.3 (6.6)9.1 ± 7.0 (7.3)8% ± 17%33%< 0.001
  1. aContinuous variables are described as mean ± SD (and median if not normally distributed)